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Craig Noto returns in 2017 for his third season as Field Manager for the Rafters.

Under Noto's direction, the Rafters finished the 2016 season as the Northwoods League Summer Collegiate Champions amassing 49 wins, most in franchise history,.

Noto will enter his 24th year of coaching at the Youth, High School and Division 1 Collegiate level. He spent the past nine seasons as the Head Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator and Pitching Coach at LIU-Brooklyn.

While at LIU Coach Noto recruited and coached five different players that have gone off to various levels of Professional Baseball, including the first Big League player in LIU history, James Jones of the Seattle Mariners.

Coach Noto is a skilled clinician in all facets of the game. His highly organized practices and attention to detail have been keys in the development of his players and assistant coaches over the years.